Month: April 2016

Yin vs. Yang: Microfinance’s Blatent Gender Bias

For this installment of Yin vs. Yang, I asked undergraduate students in my microfinance & financial inclusion course what they thought about the blatant and expressly intentional–indeed celebrated–gender bias in global microfinance. Good? Bad? Ugly? Pick a side said I, and blog it. Argue it well, but acknowledge the other. Here’s a couple of the best, one on each side.